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Norfolk comedy legends The Nimmo Twins are set to be the first act to take to the stage in the newly-refurbished Norwich Playhouse.


A magical musical road trip panto is the highlight of Sheringham Little Theatre’s newly-released winter line-up.


Colourful mascots will be under starter’s orders at Great Yarmouth Racecourse on Sunday, August 27.

Girl power! Little Mix announce two all-female support acts for Norwich show.


Actors are encouraged to audition for a ghostly new production inspired by memories recorded from the people of Diss.

A day of maritime discovery is being staged in Great Yarmouth today to mark a conservation milestone.

Looking for something to do in Norfolk between August 21 to 27? Arts correspondent Emma Knights highlights 20 shows, exhibitions and events to enjoy.


People will be able to go behind the scenes at Norwich Theatre Royal this Saturday when the city venue holds its annual open day.


One of the historic toys at a Norwich museum has inspired artist Vanessa Burroughes’ latest collection of work.


From entry times to travel information, here’s everything you need to know about the Reload Festival 2017.


Train enthusiasts and families will be able to enjoy rides in a Norwich park and donate to a trio of worthy causes this bank holiday.

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Nature lovers will be able to enjoy a landscaped garden this bank holiday weekend in aid of a children’s hospice.

Thousands of people descended on the Royal Norfolk Showground for this year’s Truckfest. Can you spot yourself in our gallery from the event?

Monster trucks, television celebrities and a 100-year-old engine are just some of the top attractions at the two-day Truckfest East extravaganza.

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Norfolk-based indie favourites The Vagaband make a triumphant return to Bungay this week.


A colourful mix of art is on show at the Undercroft in Norwich this weekend.


A charity which nurtures musical talent is to benefit from a seminal hip-hop group’s first UK concert in 25 years - and its happening in Great Yarmouth.

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Timing is a strange thing. So soon after news that The Generation Game, once the Saturday night favourite for millions of TV viewers, is to return, we learned last night that its most famous host, Sir Bruce Forsyth, has died aged 89.
Sir Bruce, and the show, are fondly remembered by some Norfolk ‘brothers’, comedy musicians The Brother Lees, who were much loved regulars on The Generation Game for many years.

From a hare made of cheese to a colourful character decorated in a scene of our fine city, we have received all kinds of great ideas for our competition to design our GoGoHare for next year’s charity art trail through Norwich - and there is still time for you to send in your entries.


A celebratory garden party is being held to mark the anniversary of the opening of the spectacular Hoveton Hall Gardens 25 years ago.

Leading lady of West End and Broadway musicals Kerry Ellis and X Factor winner Matt Cardle are to appear on stage together for the first time in a homecoming show in Bury St Edmunds.

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Trucks galore will be entertaining the crowds at the Norfolk Showground this weekend at the two-day Truckfest East extravaganza.


One of the Guardian’s top festival picks, FolkEast returns to Glemham Hall today. We sat down with organisers Becky and John Marshall-Potter.


A rare edition of Anna Sewell’s novel Black Beauty is to be auctioned to raise funds for Redwings Horse Sanctuary.


Cromer carnival-goers had a chance to try their hand at preparing the town’s most famous fare, at an open-air crab-dressing competition staged as part of an afternoon of children’s events.


Top reggae band UB40 is coming to north Norfolk – and some of our lucky readers can win FREE tickets to the show.

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Norwich arts venue The Garage is to extend the number of performing arts qualifications it offers by running a GCSE drama course from January 2018.


A broadcasting legend has postponed his visit to Norwich this autumn.


Tickets are now available for a special show at the Marina Theatre in Lowestoft.


West Runton Scouts are hoping a summer fair and classic vehicle show will drive forward a £133,000 improvement scheme, and raise the final few thousand pounds needed to add the finishing touches to a new shower and toilet block.

You do not necessarily have to travel to Scotland to enjoy all the fun of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Arts correspondent Emma Knights looks at shows from the Fringe heading to Norwich.

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Audiences are being invited to set sail on a theatrical adventure with their imaginations at Norwich’s Maddermarket Theatre this month.


In another theatrical win for seaside rep, the Sheringham Little Theatre hosts the world premiere of this new play by James Cawood.


Drumming, dancing and donkey rides were among the attractions at Cromer carnival’s family fun day.

About 40 artists will be celebrating our fine city in paint when the annual Paint Out Norwich open air art competition returns for a fourth year as part of the Hostry Festival.


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